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University News, New Budget Model, SRAM, affordability, Boost in State Funding, Strategic Resource Allocation Model

Implementation of New Budget Model Comes With Boost in State Funding

Expecting to receive a 4 percent increase in state appropriations while also maintaining undergraduate tuition at the current level, the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors on April 28 approved the university’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget totaling $168.3 million.

April 29, 2016
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UCM Ceremony Honors Veterans Who Gave Their Lives in Service to U.S.

The University of Central Missouri invites members of the local community and all others who are interested to a pre-Memorial Day ceremony in honor of individuals who gave their lives in service to the United States. The ceremony begins at noon Wednesday, May 25, on the east side lawn of the Alumni Memorial Chapel, and will be moved inside the chapel if inclement weather occurs.

April 25, 2016
military, University News, veterans, civilian life, Return With Purpose, workshop, reservists, transition

Workshop Assists Military Members, Veterans, Reservists Transition to Civilian Life

From landing a better job, to getting the right education, to reconnecting with family and friends, these are just some of the goals many individuals may experience as they strive to make a smooth transition from military service to civilian life. The University of Central Missouri wants to help by offering a free Return With Purpose workshop for active duty military personnel, veterans, National Guard members, reservists, and military spouses, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 21, in Elliott Student Union 101.

April 25, 2016
David Pearce Day, University News

UCM, Warrensburg Community Celebrate David Pearce Day April 29

The University of Central Missouri and the Warrensburg community join in a celebration honoring Sen. David Pearce, R-21st District, for his longtime service to the university, community, and the state of Missouri.

April 22, 2016
University News, J.P. Mees Outstanding Professional Staff Award, Paul Polychronis

Polychronis Receives UCM's J.P. Mees Outstanding Professional Staff Award

Paul Polychronis, Ph.D., director of the Counseling Center at the University of Central Missouri, was named the 2016 recipient of the J. P. Mees Outstanding Professional Staff Award during the Professional Staff Breakfast April 19 in the Elliott Student Union.

April 21, 2016
affordability, Hannah Baker, Valerie Castillo, Michael Stowers, Generation Study Abroad Scholarship, Zach Hanson, Demi Wilcher, UCM International Center, Raven Alade, University News

Generation Study Abroad Scholarships Awarded to Six Students

While providing a financial incentive to make it possible for more students to pursue study abroad opportunities, the University of Central Missouri also is gaining momentum toward meeting its goal to have 500 students annually studying in foreign countries by 2019.

April 19, 2016
Department of Theatre and Dance, University News, Spring Dance Concert

Department of Theatre and Dance Presents Spring Dance Concert

The University of Central Missouri Department of Theatre and Dance will present their spring dance concert, Boundless, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 22, and 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23. Sunday, April 24 will be a rain date for the 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. performances.

April 18, 2016
University News, Passenger Rail, Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission, Amtrak

Survey Indicates Passenger Rail a Critical Resource for UCM Students

Almost half have of the individuals who responded to a recent survey said they have taken Amtrak to/from school, more than two-thirds of those who have taken the train say passenger rail service is an important resource to attend school, and a strong majority of all respondents say they would ride more frequently if more frequent service was available. The survey was conducted at the University of Central Missouri by the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission.

April 18, 2016
2016 Byler Distinguished Faculty Award, Jo Lynne Koehn, University News, Top Faculty Award, Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies

Passion for Teaching Contributes to Top Faculty Award for Professor Koehn

In the 21 years she has served the University of Central Missouri, Jo Lynne Koehn, Ph.D., has developed a reputation as an outstanding mentor and colleague to faculty members in the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies with a passion for teaching that contributed to hundreds successful graduates. Such qualities haves contributed to her selection as recipient of the 2016 Byler Distinguished Faculty Award, the top honor presented annually to a UCM faculty member.

April 18, 2016
University News, Charno Award, Josephine Diekemper, David Rogers

Diekemper, Rogers Named Recipients of 2016 Charno Award

Josephine Diekemper, a dietetics major from Springfield, and David Rogers, a political science and international studies major from Warrensburg, recently were named the 2016 recipients of the University of Central Missouri’s prestigious Charno Award.

April 15, 2016
UCM Student Employee of the Year, University News, Cameron Duthoy

Duthoy Named UCM Student Employee of the Year

Cameron Duthoy, a sophomore aviation major from Warrensburg, recently was named Student Employee of the Year at the University of Central Missouri. Duthoy received the award during a reception April 13 in celebration of National Student Employment Week.

April 14, 2016
University News, Nominees, Award, Learning to a Greater Degree, LTAGD

Learning to a Greater Degree Award Nominees Recognized

University of Central Missouri President Charles Ambrose on April 11 publicly thanked 2015-2016 nominees for the Learning to a Greater Degree Award, recognizing the difference these campus members are making to create a living and learning environment that is focused on student success.

April 13, 2016
University News, awards, Memoranda of understanding, Republic Airways, UCM Aviation, ExpressJet, collegeeducation, collegehealth, facstaff

UCM Aviation Announces Agreements with Republic Airways, ExpressJet

Students in the Department of Aviation at the University of Central Missouri will reap the benefits of agreements recently signed with two regional airlines.

April 13, 2016
Something to Eat, Campus Christian House, Earth Day, University News, food drive

"Something to Eat" Returns to UCM April 18-22

Celebrate Earth Day 2016 with Campus Christian House as it hosts the annual “Something to Eat” food drive at the University of Central Missouri Monday, April 18 through Friday, April 22.

April 12, 2016
UCM Jack o'Lantern
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UCM-Themed Jack o' Lantern Stencils will Brighten Up Your Halloween

Looking to add a little Mule Pride to your Halloween festivities? Enjoy these eight printable UCM-themed Jack o' Lantern stencils and add some school spirit to your holiday.

October 11, 2018
Graduate Students at UCM
ucmblog, University News, studentsuccess

Enjoy These Perks Around Campus for Graduate Education Week

Along with the Governor’s recognition of the importance of graduate education, the University of Central Missouri also has a variety of activities planned during the week to recognize its many graduate students and the opportunities UCM provides for those seeking advanced degrees.

October 10, 2018
UCM Homecoming Parade Cheerleaders
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#AlwaysAMule - Connect with UCM During Homecoming 2018

As we welcome UCM students, alumni and community members to Homecoming 2018, we want to connect with you and share the Homecoming moments you’ll never forget. Take a look at how you can share your pics, videos and social media posts with the rest of Mule Nation during the biggest campus celebration of the year.

September 05, 2018
State of the Union 2018
ucmblog, University News

Watch the 2018 State of University Address

University of Central Missouri Interim President Roger Best presented the 2018 State of the University Address on Wednesday, Aug. 22, before a crowd of more than 300 UCM faculty, staff and students in the James L. Highlander Theatre.

August 23, 2018
Dr. Best Instagram Story
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Dr. Best Answers Your Questions via Instagram During #UCMKnowsBest Q&A

On Aug. 17, 2018, University of Central Missouri Interim President Dr. Roger Best answered questions from the campus community via Twitter and Instagram. Watch him respond to questions from our Q&A.

August 20, 2018
Handshake
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5 Reasons Every Mule and Jennie Should Be Using Handshake

UCM’s Career Services office automatically provides all current students & alumni with Handshake, giving you the advantage over similar network-driven career websites. Here are the top 5 reasons you should be checking out Handshake regularly.

August 07, 2018
UCM Mule Statue
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Top 10 Locations to Take Graduation Photos at UCM

The school year is nearing its end, and it's almost time for what you've been working toward: graduation. Before you say your goodbyes, you might want to take a few pictures to commemorate your time at UCM. There are a lot of beautiful backdrops on campus, and we've compiled a list for you of the top 10 places to take graduation photos on campus. So grab your cap and gown and let's go!

April 24, 2018
Chris Lang
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Freshman Orientation Registration is Easy With This Video Tutorial

Follow along as Chris Lang, Assistant Director of New Student Programs at UCM, walks you through the orientation registration process.

March 01, 2018
New Year's Resolutions
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5 New Year's Resolutions that UCM Makes Easy

As you return from the holiday break feeling refreshed and ready to take on a new semester, it’s good to have goals for what you’d like to accomplish. New Year’s resolutions can be hard to stick to, but here are a few that we can help you accomplish.

January 03, 2018
Winter Break
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10 Things To Do Over College Winter Break

You’ve worked hard all semester. You’ve turned in your last assignment and taken your last final. It’s finally here: winter break. You’re stress-free and feeling relaxed, except now you’re...bored!? Well, before your mom starts handing you chores to do, here are a few ideas to keep you entertained:

December 22, 2017

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